Further Reading


If you would like to read more about Ursula Lauderdale's work and life, Texas Impressionism, Folk Art, the Chautauqua Movement, or about artists and the WPA, the books, articles, and web resources below provide an excellent starting point. The students in HIST 3468 conducted extensive research while working on this exhibit, and found the background in these sources essential as they drafted their texts. 

American Federation of Arts. "AFA History: A Century of Art." Available from https://www.amfedarts.org/about-the-afa/afa-history/ (accessed December 13, 2020).

Bywaters, Jerry. “The New Texas Painters.” Southwest Review 21, no.3 (April 1936):330-342.

LiveAuctioneers. "Ursula Hall Lauderdale (1879 - 1968), Bluebonnets, 1935." Available from liveauctioneers.com/item/31560451_ursula-hall-lauderdale-1879-1968-bluebonnets-1935 (accessed December 13, 2020).

Museum of American Folk Art. American Folk Art: Expressions of a New Spirit. New York: Museum of American Folk Art, 1983.

Neff, E. B. and Shackelford, G. T. M. American painters in the Age of Impressionism.
Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1994.

National Youth Administration. The Restoration of La Villita: The Preservation of an Historic Memorial, an Exposition of Texas Architecture, a Community Center for the Southwest: A Report of Progress, Aims and Historic Significance. San Antonio: U.S. National Youth Administration, 1939.

NorthPark Presbyterian Church. "Sesquicentennial Stained Glass Window." Narrated by Larry Zacharias. 2017. Available from: vimeo.com/204061243 (accessed December 13, 2020).

Powers, John and Deborah. Texas Painters, Sculptors, and Graphic Artists: A Biographical Dictionary of Artists in Texas Before 1942. Austin, TX: Woodmont Books, 2000.

Russell Tether Fine Arts Associates, LLC. "An Introduction to Texas Impressionism." Available from: https://russelltetherfineart.wordpress.com/2012/10/14/an-introduction-to-texas-impressionism/ (accessed December 13, 2020).

Samu, Margaret. "Impressionism: Art and Modernity." Metropolitan Museum of Art Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. Available from: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/imml/hd_imml.htm (accessed December 13, 2020).

Scott, John C. "The Chautauqua Movement: Revolution in Popular Higher Education."
The Journal of Higher Education 70, no. 4 (1999): 389-412.

Swank, A. B. "The Villita Project." Southwest Review 25, no. 4 (July 1940): 394-403.

Whaley, Charles T. “East Texas Impressionism.” Southwest Review 59, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 91-94.

Further Reading